McSally Urges Trump Administration Not to Impede Trade at Arizona Ports

Today, U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) urged the Trump Administration to refrain from building additional inspection facilities at Arizona’s ports of entry, which would drastically impede trade with the state’s top trading partner.

McSally led members of the Arizona delegation to express significant concerns regarding proposals by the General Services Administration and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to build new commercial truck inspection facilities near the Nogales –...

McSally Announces New Air Force A-10 Contract

U.S. SENATE – Today, U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) announced that in response to her direct efforts, the Air Force has awarded a new contract to replace wings on over 100 A-10’s. This contract will cover the remaining A-10’s in need of wing replacements, allowing the fleet to fly well into the 2030’s.

"As a former A-10 pilot and commander of an A-10 squadron in combat, I know how critical the Warthog is to our military’s success in the air and on the ground,” said McSally. “I led the fight...

McSally Praises Huge Win for Arizona Ag Jobs, Economy

Following a months long effort, U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) today praised the new agreement reached by the Department of Commerce to settle a trade dispute regarding tomatoes imported from Mexico. 

Tomatoes are the single largest commodity imported through Nogales, with over 1.5 billion pounds imported each year, with an estimated value of close to $2 billion.

“This new agreement will protect Arizona companies from paying an astronomical price to ship tomatoes and will most...

McSally Moves to Make TSA Screening Process More Family-Friendly

U.S. SENATE — U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to provide relief for millions of traveling parents who are currently inconvenienced by the inconsistent screening of baby products by Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

“Parents who travel with small children face their own unique challenges,” said McSally. “No parent should have to worry about being singled out during a TSA screening because of their parental duties. Our commonsense...

McSally Makes Domestic Terrorism a Punishable Crime

Closes Gap in Law on Terrorist Activities

U.S. SENATE – Today, U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) released a discussion draft of legislation to add specific punishments for acts of domestic terrorism and provide federal law enforcement with new charging options. McSally intends to introduce the legislation when the Senate returns in September.

Under current law, domestic terrorism, while defined in the criminal code, is not itself a distinct federal crime with specific punishments. Because of...

McSally, Sinema Express Concerns About Administration’s Tomato Suspension Agreement Proposal

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senators Martha McSally (R-AZ) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) expressed their concerns about provisions in the Department of Commerce’s latest tomato suspension agreement proposal which would be detrimental to Arizona’s economy and workforce. 

“We trust that the Department shares our goals of supporting U.S. jobs and giving U.S. consumers choices in their fresh produce options,” the Senators wrote. “Accordingly, we must register our very significant concerns with two unworkable...

McSally, Sinema Facilitate Land Exchange for UA Veterinary Program

U.S. SENATE — U.S. Senators Martha McSally (R-AZ) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) introduced a bipartisan land exchange agreement between the University of Arizona (UA) and the United States Forest Service (USFS), which would grant UA ownership of a ranch to be used for its veterinary medicine program.

The bill would facilitate an exchange, with the UA acquiring the 13.3-acre V-V Ranch headquarters near Camp Verde, AZ from the USFS in exchange for an equally-valued parcel of land from Mahan Park...

President Signs McSally Federal Courts Bill into Law

U.S. SENATE – U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) released the following statement after the president signed her bipartisan, bicameral bill to make the judicial system more accessible to victims, witnesses, parties, and jurors in northern and southern Arizona, into law.

“This is a great win for Arizonans in northern and southern Arizona,” said McSally. “Now, federal proceedings can be held in Yuma and Flagstaff and the ability to access our justice system has been made just a little bit easier....

McSally, Colleagues Pen Letter Pledging to Back Britain After Brexit

U.S. SENATE—U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R-AZ) and 44 of her Senate colleagues have sent a letter to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledging unwavering support for the United Kingdom as it exits the European Union in the coming months. The letter calls for a new bilateral trade agreement between the United States and the United Kingdom. It also reiterates the importance of U.S.-UK cooperation within the NATO security alliance and the “Five Eyes” intelligence partnership. The full text of...

Arizona Delegation Members Urge the Air Force to Provide Additional Aircraft for the Arizona National Guard’s 161st Air Refueling Wing

WASHINGTON – Arizona Senators Martha McSally (R-AZ) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) along with Representatives O’Halleran (AZ-01), Kirkpatrick (AZ-02), Gosar (AZ-04), Biggs (AZ-05), Schweikert (AZ-06), Gallego (AZ-07), Lesko (AZ-08), and Stanton (AZ-09) wrote to the Acting Secretary of the Air Force urging the Air Force to provide the Arizona Air National Guard’s 161st Air Refueling Wing with additional aircraft to ensure military readiness.

“Our national security capacity is directly tied to the...